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Taxon: Pieris japonica (Thunb.) D. Don ex G. Don

 
Genus: Pieris
Family: Ericaceae
Subfamily: Vaccinioideae
Tribe: Lyonieae
Nomen number: 28355
Place of publication: Gen. hist. 3:832. 1834
Link to protologue:
Name Verified on: 14-Mar-2012 by ARS Systematic Botanists.
Accessions: 26 (14 active, 0 available) in National Plant Germplasm System

Autonyms (not in current use) and synonyms:

(≡ homotypic synonym, = heterotypic synonym, - autonym)

Common names:

  • Japanese pieris  (Source: Zander Ency) - English
  • Japanese-andromeda  (Source: Websters Dict) - English
  • lily-of-the-valley-bush  (Source: Dict Gard) - English
  • piéride du Japon  (Source: Zander Ency) - French
  • japanische Lavendelheide  (Source: Zander Ency) - German
  • asebi  (Source: J Arn Arb) - Japanese Rōmaji
  • ma zui mu  (Source: F ChinaEng) - Transcribed Chinese

Economic Importance:

  • Environmental: ornamental; ornamental
  • Vertebrate poisons: mammals; mammals; mammals

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Asia-Temperate
    • CHINA: China [Anhui Sheng, Zhejiang Sheng, Fujian Sheng, Hubei Sheng, Jiangxi Sheng]
    • EASTERN ASIA: Japan, [Honshu, Kyushu, Shikoku] Taiwan


    Cultivated (also cult.)

References:

  1. Cooper, M. R. & A. W. Johnson. 1998. Poisonous plants and fungi in Britain: animal and human poisoning Note: poisonous
  2. Erhardt, W. et al. 2008. Der große Zander: Enzyklopädie der Pflanzennamen
  3. Huxley, A., ed. 1992. The new Royal Horticultural Society dictionary of gardening
  4. Iwatsuki, K. et al. 1993-. Flora of Japan.
  5. Judd, W. S. 1982. A taxonomic revision of Pieris (Ericaceae). J. Arnold Arbor. 63:115-122.
  6. Kingsbury, J. M. 1964. Poisonous plants of the United States and Canada. Note: poisonous
  7. Krüssmann, G. 1984. Manual of cultivated broad-leaved trees and shrubs (English translation of Handbuch der Laubgehölze. 1976)
  8. Lampe, K. F. & M. A. McCann. 1985. AMA handbook of poisonous and injurious plants Note: poisonous
  9. Luteyn, J. L. et al. 1995. Ericaceae - Part II. The superior-ovaried genera (Monotropoideae. Pyroloideae, Rhododendroideae. and Vaccinioideae p.p.). Fl. Neotrop. Monogr. 66:347. Note: mentions
  10. Ohwi, J. 1965. Flora of Japan (Engl. ed.).
  11. Walker, E. 1976. Flora of Okinawa and the southern Ryukyu Islands.
  12. Walters, S. M. et al., eds. 1986-2000. European garden flora.
  13. Wu Zheng-yi & P. H. Raven et al., eds. 1994-. Flora of China (English edition).
  14. 1961. Webster's third new international dictionary.

Check other web resources for Pieris japonica (Thunb.) D. Don ex G. Don :

  • Flora of China: Online version from Harvard University
  • TROPICOS: Nomenclatural and Specimen Database of the Missouri Botanical Garden
  • ePIC: Electronic Plant Information Centre of Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew
  • AGRICOLA: Article Citation Database or NAL Catalog of USDA's National Agricultural Library
  • Entrez: NCBI's search engine for PubMed citations, GenBank sequences, etc.
  • PubAg: USDA's National Agricultural Library database of full-text journal articles and citations on the agricultural sciences.

Images:

  • Seed: U.S. National Seed Herbarium image

Cite as: USDA, Agricultural Research Service, National Plant Germplasm System. 2019. Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN-Taxonomy).
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland. URL: https://npgsweb.ars-grin.gov/gringlobal/taxonomydetail.aspx?28355. Accessed 15 December 2019.